cirque

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Related to Glacial cirque: niche glacier, Corrie glacier
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a steep-walled semicircular basin in a mountain

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2009), the mean slope for the scarps or headwalls, the mean curvature for the ridges and glacial cirques (Eisank et al.
2010) Developing a semantic model of glacial landforms for object-based terrain classification--the example of glacial cirques, ISPRS Archives, Vol.
The topographic profiles were created along different landforms: plateaus, glacial cirques and valleys.